Members of the “Back-Niners,” from left, Kevin O’Neil, Dr. John Unterborn, Jim Murphy, Tom Ryan, Bob Morin, Dr. Paul Busse, John Harper, Drew Tripodi, Frank Sweeney and Jim Summers at The Meadow in Peabody. | Photo: Scott Eisen
By SANDI GOLDFARB
Many consider golf a test of skill and athleticism, while the uninitiated may view the game as nothing more than a “good walk spoiled.” For 12 North
Shore residents, a shared love of golf is what connects them. But it was Bob Morin, a Peabody resident, former Marblehead postman and lifelong golfer, who first brought them together.